Last edited 22 Sep 2020

Government departments responsibility for construction

This article sets out the responsibilities of central government departments for different aspects of the construction industry.


[edit] HM Treasury

Cabinet office:

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (formerly Infrastructure UK):

[edit] Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

[edit] Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)

(Until January 2018, MHCLG was known as the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG))

[edit] Home office

[edit] Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

[edit] Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

[edit] Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Formerly the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

[edit] Local Authorities

[edit] Devolution

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